The table below looks at the statistics for Security Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Cleared over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 4 10 3
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 154 72 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 17.09% 9.90% 20.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 54.23% 47.68% 64.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 40 45
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£350 £380 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £214 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £31.92
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -43.60%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Qualifications Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
284 151 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 31.52% 20.77% 31.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 77 65
Average daily rate £350 £325 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £548 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 2 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £14.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Cleared across the Milton Keynes region.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Milton Keynes region.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Security Cleared.

1 232 (82.56%) SC Cleared
2 104 (37.01%) ITIL
3 89 (31.67%) Microsoft
4 81 (28.83%) DV Cleared
5 71 (25.27%) Windows
6 66 (23.49%) MS Excel
7 53 (18.86%) Service Management
8 43 (15.30%) Service Delivery
8 43 (15.30%) MS Exchange
9 41 (14.59%) SLA
10 39 (13.88%) Analytical Skills
11 38 (13.52%) PRINCE2
12 33 (11.74%) Microsoft Certification
12 33 (11.74%) Exchange Server 2003
13 32 (11.39%) Windows Server 2008
14 30 (10.68%) Finance
15 29 (10.32%) OVSD
15 29 (10.32%) MS Project
16 28 (9.96%) MCSE
17 27 (9.61%) MCP
18 25 (8.90%) MS Office
18 25 (8.90%) SharePoint
18 25 (8.90%) Change Management
18 25 (8.90%) Incident Management
19 24 (8.54%) Backup Exec
20 23 (8.19%) Project Management
20 23 (8.19%) Citrix
20 23 (8.19%) Windows 7
21 21 (7.47%) VMware
22 20 (7.12%) VMware Infrastructure

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 43 (15.30%) MS Exchange
2 33 (11.74%) Exchange Server 2003
3 25 (8.90%) SharePoint
4 16 (5.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (4.98%) Lync
5 14 (4.98%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (3.91%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (3.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (2.14%) IIS
8 6 (2.14%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (0.71%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.36%) Moodle
10 1 (0.36%) Apache
Applications
1 66 (23.49%) MS Excel
2 29 (10.32%) MS Project
3 25 (8.90%) MS Office
4 9 (3.20%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.36%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.85%) Office 365
2 4 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.34%) Firewall
2 13 (4.63%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (3.91%) LAN
4 10 (3.56%) WAN
5 7 (2.49%) TACACS
6 6 (2.14%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (2.14%) DNS
7 5 (1.78%) TCP/IP
7 5 (1.78%) SSL
7 5 (1.78%) Wireless
8 3 (1.07%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (1.07%) HSRP
8 3 (1.07%) Multicast
8 3 (1.07%) Unified Communications
8 3 (1.07%) Cisco PIX
8 3 (1.07%) VPN
8 3 (1.07%) DHCP
8 3 (1.07%) Ethernet
8 3 (1.07%) WLAN
8 3 (1.07%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.76%) Crystal Reports
2 7 (2.49%) Oracle Database
3 6 (2.14%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.14%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.42%) OLAP
4 4 (1.42%) OLTP
4 4 (1.42%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.71%) Oracle OWB
5 2 (0.71%) Essbase
5 2 (0.71%) SQLPlus
5 2 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.71%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (0.71%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (1.78%) InstallShield
1 5 (1.78%) MSI
2 4 (1.42%) AdminStudio
3 3 (1.07%) Selenium
4 2 (0.71%) JDeveloper
5 1 (0.36%) Facilita Forecast
5 1 (0.36%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.36%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (0.36%) Wise Package Studio
5 1 (0.36%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.36%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.36%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.36%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.36%) JMeter
5 1 (0.36%) NUnit
General
1 30 (10.68%) Finance
2 11 (3.91%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.07%) Legal
4 1 (0.36%) Military
4 1 (0.36%) Electronics
4 1 (0.36%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 57 (20.28%) Analyst
2 31 (11.03%) Support Analyst
3 29 (10.32%) 1st Line Support
4 25 (8.90%) Project Manager
5 21 (7.47%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 19 (6.76%) Service Manager
7 17 (6.05%) Consultant
8 16 (5.69%) Service Analyst
8 16 (5.69%) Service Desk Analyst
9 15 (5.34%) Delivery Manager
9 15 (5.34%) Services Delivery Manager
10 13 (4.63%) Team Leader
11 12 (4.27%) Support Engineer
12 10 (3.56%) Infrastructure Team Leader
13 9 (3.20%) Senior Manager
14 8 (2.85%) Network Engineer
15 7 (2.49%) Architect
15 7 (2.49%) Applications Packager
15 7 (2.49%) Project Officer
15 7 (2.49%) Incident Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.71%) Oracle ADF
1 2 (0.71%) .NET
2 1 (0.36%) AngularJS
2 1 (0.36%) Apache Cordova
2 1 (0.36%) PhoneGap
2 1 (0.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (0.36%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.36%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (0.36%) jQuery
2 1 (0.36%) WCF
2 1 (0.36%) WSH
2 1 (0.36%) SOAP
2 1 (0.36%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (13.88%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.69%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.20%) Blackberry
4 5 (1.78%) SCADA
4 5 (1.78%) PKI
5 4 (1.42%) Statistics
6 3 (1.07%) CMDB
6 3 (1.07%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.71%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.36%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.36%) CCTV
8 1 (0.36%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.36%) Replication
8 1 (0.36%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 71 (25.27%) Windows
2 32 (11.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (8.19%) Windows 7
4 19 (6.76%) Linux
5 12 (4.27%) Windows 8
6 11 (3.91%) Windows Vista
7 9 (3.20%) Windows XP
7 9 (3.20%) UNIX
8 6 (2.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.71%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.36%) Android
10 1 (0.36%) CentOS
10 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (37.01%) ITIL
2 53 (18.86%) Service Management
3 43 (15.30%) Service Delivery
4 38 (13.52%) PRINCE2
5 25 (8.90%) Change Management
5 25 (8.90%) Incident Management
6 23 (8.19%) Project Management
7 14 (4.98%) People Management
8 13 (4.63%) ITIL V3
8 13 (4.63%) ITSM
9 12 (4.27%) Risk Management
10 11 (3.91%) Mentoring
10 11 (3.91%) Configuration Management
11 10 (3.56%) Validation
11 10 (3.56%) Problem Management
12 9 (3.20%) Root Cause Analysis
12 9 (3.20%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (3.20%) Migration
13 8 (2.85%) Fault Management
13 8 (2.85%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 18 (6.41%) SQL
2 17 (6.05%) C
3 16 (5.69%) PowerShell
4 6 (2.14%) Java
5 5 (1.78%) VB
6 4 (1.42%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.71%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.71%) C++
8 1 (0.36%) VBScript
8 1 (0.36%) Perl
8 1 (0.36%) PHP
8 1 (0.36%) Python
8 1 (0.36%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 232 (82.56%) SC Cleared
2 81 (28.83%) DV Cleared
3 33 (11.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (9.96%) MCSE
5 27 (9.61%) MCP
6 20 (7.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 17 (6.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 13 (4.63%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (4.27%) CCNP
10 11 (3.91%) HNC
10 11 (3.91%) HND
11 10 (3.56%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (2.85%) CCNA
13 6 (2.14%) CCSE
13 6 (2.14%) CCSA
14 5 (1.78%) CTC Cleared
14 5 (1.78%) Degree
15 4 (1.42%) CCIE
15 4 (1.42%) Six Sigma Green Belt
16 3 (1.07%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (14.59%) SLA
2 11 (3.91%) BS15000
3 5 (1.78%) QA
4 2 (0.71%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.36%) BS25999
System Software
1 20 (7.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (6.76%) Hyper-V
3 14 (4.98%) Active Directory
4 11 (3.91%) Microsoft App-V
5 10 (3.56%) Firmware
6 2 (0.71%) NFS
6 2 (0.71%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (0.71%) UAG
7 1 (0.36%) XenApp
7 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 29 (10.32%) OVSD
2 24 (8.54%) Backup Exec
3 12 (4.27%) McAfee ePO
4 9 (3.20%) SCCM
5 5 (1.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (1.07%) HP UCMDB
6 3 (1.07%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.36%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.36%) SCOM
Vendors
1 89 (31.67%) Microsoft
2 23 (8.19%) Citrix
3 21 (7.47%) VMware
4 19 (6.76%) HP
5 18 (6.41%) Cisco
6 15 (5.34%) Oracle
7 13 (4.63%) Lumension
8 12 (4.27%) Remedy
8 12 (4.27%) McAfee
9 11 (3.91%) Sophos
9 11 (3.91%) CheckPoint
10 10 (3.56%) Juniper
10 10 (3.56%) F5
11 6 (2.14%) Computacenter
11 6 (2.14%) Blue Coat
11 6 (2.14%) Nokia
12 4 (1.42%) AppSense
12 4 (1.42%) NetApp
13 3 (1.07%) IBM
13 3 (1.07%) SAP
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